Who Won the Grammy for Record Of The Year?

Grammy for Record Of The Year

Starting with Domenico Modugno's "Nel Blue Dipinto di Blu (Volare)" in 1959, the Grammy Awards have awarded their Record of the Year Award throughout the years. The Record of the Year Grammy is awarded to the performer and the producer.

Other classic records to have won the Grammy for Record of the Year include "My Heart Will Go On", "We Are the World", "Hotel California" and "Mack the Knife".

2017 Adele ("Hello")  
Other Nominees: Beyonce (Formation); Lukas Graham (7 Years); Rihanna feat Drake (Work); Twenty One Pilots (Stressed Out)
2016 Mark Ronson feat. Bruno Mars ("Uptown Funk")  
Other Nominees: D'Angelo & The Vanguard (Really Love); Ed Sheeran (Thinking Out Loud); Taylor Swift (Blank Space); The Weeknd (Can't Feel My Face)
2015 Sam Smith ("Stay With Me")  
Other Nominees: Iggy Azalea (Fancy); Sia (Chandelier); Taylor Swift (Shake It Off); Meghan Trainor (All About That Bass)
2014 Daft Punk feat. Pharrell ("Get Lucky")  
Other Nominees: Imagine Dragons (Radioactive); Lorde (Royals); Bruno Mars (Locked Out Of Heaven); Robin Thicke (Blurred Lines)
2013 Gotye feat. Kimbra ("Somebody That I Used To Know")  
Other Nominees: Black Keys (Lonely Boy); Kelly Clarkson (Stronger); Fun (We Are Young); Frank Ocean (Thinkin Bout You); Taylor Swift (We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together)
2012 Adele ("Rolling In The Deep")  
Other Nominees: Bon Iver (Holocene); Mumford & Sons (The Cave); Katy Perry (Firework); Bruno Mars (Grenade)
2011 Lady Antebellum ("Need You Now")  
Other Nominees: B.o.B (Nothin' On You); Eminem (Love The Way You Lie); Cee Lo Green (F**k You); Jay-Z (Empire State Of Mind)
2010 Kings Of Leon ("Use Somebody")  
Other Nominees: Beyonce (Halo); Black Eyed Peas (I Gotta Feeling); Lady Gaga (Poker Face); Taylor Swift (You Belong With Me)
2009 Robert Plant & Alison Krauss ("Please Read The Letter")  
Other Nominees: Adele (Chasing Pavements); Coldplay (Viva La Vida); Leona Lewis (Bleeding Love); M.I.A. (Paper Planes)
2008 Amy Winehouse ("Rehab")  
Other Nominees: Beyonce (Irreplaceable); Foo Fighters (The Pretender); Rihanna (Umbrella); Justin Timberlake (What Goes Around...Comes Around)
2007 Dixie Chicks ("Not Ready To Make Nice")  
Other Nominees: Mary J Blige (Be Without You); James Blunt (You're Beautiful); Gnarls Barkley (Crazy); Corinne Bailey Rae (Put Your Records On)
2006 Green Day ("Boulevard of Broken Dreams")  
Other Nominees: Mariah Carey (We Belong Together); Gorillaz (Feel Good Inc); Gwen Stefani (Hollaback Girl); Kanye West (Gold Digger)
2005 Ray Charles & Norah Jones ("Here We Go Again")  
Other Nominees: Black Eyed Peas (Let's Get It Started); Green Day (American Idiot); Los Lonely Boys (Heaven); Usher (Yeah)
2004 Coldplay ("Clocks")  
Other Nominees: Beyonce (Crazy In Love); Black Eyed Peas (Where Is the Love); Eminem (Lose Yourself); OutKast (Hey Ya)
2003 Norah Jones ("Don't Know Why")  
Other Nominees: Vanessa Carlton (A Thousand Miles); Eminem (Without Me); Nelly (Dilemma); Nickelback (How You Remind Me)
2002 U2 ("Walk On")  
Other Nominees: India.Arie (Video); Alicia Keys (Fallin'); Outkast (Ms Jackson); Train (Drops of Jupiter)
2001 U2 ("Beautiful Day")  
Other Nominees: Destiny's Child (Say My Name); Macy Gray (I Try); Madonna (Music); 'N Sync (Bye Bye Bye)
2000 Santana ("Smooth")  
Other Nominees: Backstreet Boys (I Want It That Way); Cher (Believe); Ricky Martin (Livin' La Vida Loca); TLC (No Scrubs)
1999 Celine Dion ("My Heart Will Go On")  
Other Nominees: Brandy & Monica (The Boy Is Mine); Goo Goo Dolls (Iris); Madonna (Ray of Light); Shania Twain (You're Still the One)
1998 Shawn Colvin ("Sunny Came Home")  
Other Nominees: Paul Cole (Where Have All the Cowboys Gone); Sheryl Crow (Everyday Is A Winding Road); Hanson (MmmBop); R Kelly (I Believe I Can Fly)
1997 Eric Clapton ("Change the World")  
Other Nominees: Tracy Chapman (Give Me One Reason); Celine Dion (Because You Loved Me); Alanis Morissette (Ironic); Smashing Pumpkins (1979)
1996 Seal ("Kiss From A Rose")  
Other Nominees: Mariah Carey & Boyz II Men (One Sweet Day); Coolio (Gangsta's Paradise); Joan Osborne (One Of Us); TLC (Waterfalls)
1995 Sheryl Crow ("All I Wanna Do")  
Other Nominees: Boyz II Men (I'll Make Love To You); Mary Chapin Carpenter (He Thinks He'll Keep Her); Bonnie Raitt (Love Sneakin' Up On You); Bruce Springsteen (Streets of Philadelphia)
1994 Whitney Houston ("I Will Always Love You")  
Other Nominees: Peabo Bryson & Regina Belle (A Whole New World); Billy Joel (The River of Dreams); Sting (If I Ever Lose My Faith In You); Neil Young (Harvest Moon)
1993 Eric Clapton ("Tears In Heaven")  
Other Nominees: Billy Ray Cyrus (Achy Breaky Heart); Celine Dion & Peabo Bryson (Beauty and the Beast); kd lang (Constant Craving); Vanessa Williams (Save the Best for Last)
1992 Natalie Cole ("Unforgettable")  
Other Nominees: Bryan Adams (I Do It For You); Amy Grant (Baby Baby); Bonnie Raitt (Something To Talk About); R.E.M. (Losing My Religion)
1991 Phil Collins ("Another Day In Paradise")  
Other Nominees: Mariah Carey (Vision of Love); MC Hammer (U Can't Touch This); Bette Midler (From A Distance); Sinead O'Connor (Nothing Compares 2 U)
1990 Bette Midler ("Wind Beneath My Wings")  
Other Nominees: Don Henley (The End of the Innocence); Fine Young Cannibals (She Drives Me Crazy); Billy Joel (We Didn't Start the Fire); Mike & The Mechanics (The Living Years)
1989 Bobby McFerrin ("Don't Worry Be Happy")  
Other Nominees: Anita Baker (Giving You the Best That I Got); Tracy Chapman (Fast Car); Michael Jackson (Man In the Mirror); Steve Winwood (Roll With It)
1988 Paul Simon ("Graceland")  
Other Nominees: Los Lobos (La Bamba); U2 (I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For); Suzanne Vega (Luka); Steve Winwood (Back In the High Life Again)
1987 Steve Winwood ("Higher Love")  
Other Nominees: Peter Gabriel (Sledgehammer); Whitney Houston (The Greatest Love Of All); Robert Palmer (Addicted To Love); Dionne & Friends (That's What Friends Are For)
1986 USA for Africa ("We Are the World")  
Other Nominees: Dire Straits (Money For Nothing); Don Henley (The Boys of Summer); Huey Lewis & The News (The Power of Love); Bruce Springsteen (Born In the USA)
1985 Tina Turner ("What's Love Got To Do With It")  
Other Nominees: Chicago (Hard Habit To Break); Cyndi Lauper (Girls Just Want To Have Fun); Huey Lewis & The News (The Heart of Rock & Roll); Bruce Springsteen (Dancing In the Dark)
1984 Michael Jackson ("Beat It")  
Other Nominees: Irene Cara (Flashdance...What A Feeling); The Police (Every Breath You Take); Lionel Richie (All Night Long); Michael Sembello (Maniac)
1983 Toto ("Rosanna")  
Other Nominees: Joe Jackson (Steppin' Out); Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder (Ebony and Ivory); Willie Nelson (Always On My Mind); Vangelis (Chariots of Fire)
1982 Kim Carnes ("Bette Davis Eyes")  
Other Nominees: Christopher Cross (Arthur's Theme); John Lennon (Starting Over); Diana Ross & Lionel Richie (Endless Love); Grover Washington Jr (Just the Two Of Us)
1981 Christopher Cross ("Sailing")  
Other Nominees: Bette Midler (The Rose); Kenny Rogers (Lady); Frank Sinatra (Theme from New York New York); Barbra Streisand (Woman In Love)
1980 Doobie Brothers ("What A Fool Believes")  
Other Nominees: Earth Wind & Fire (After the Love Has Gone); Gloria Gaynor (I Will Survive); Kenny Rogers (The Gambler); Barbra Streisand & Neil Diamond (You Don't Bring Me Flowers)
1979 Billy Joel ("Just The Way You Are")  
Other Nominees: Gerry Rafferty (Baker Street); Chuck Mangione (Feels So Good); Bee Gees (Stayin' Alive); Anne Murray (You Needed Me)
1978 Eagles ("Hotel California")  
Other Nominees: Linda Ronstadt (Blue Bayou); Crystal Gayle (Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue); Barbra Streisand (Evergreen); Debbie Boone (You Light Up My Life)
1977 George Benson ("This Masquerade")  
1976 Captain & Tennille ("Love Will Keep Us Together")  
1975 Olivia Newton-John ("I Honestly Love You")  
1974 Roberta Flack ("Killing Me Softly With His Song")  
1973 Roberta Flack ("The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face")  
1972 Carole King ("It's Too Late")  
1971 Simon & Garfunkel ("Bridge Over Troubled Water")  
1970 The 5th Dimension ("Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In")  
1969 Simon & Garfunkel ("Mrs Robinson")  
1968 5th Dimension ("Up Up And Away")  
1967 Frank Sinatra ("Strangers In the Night")  
1966 Herb Alpert ("A Taste Of Honey")  
1965 Getz & Gilberto ("The Girl From Ipanema")  
1964 Henry Mancini ("Days of Wine and Roses")  
1963 Tony Bennett ("I Left My Heart In San Francisco")  
1962 Henry Mancini ("Moon River")  
1961 Percy Faith ("Theme from A Summer Place")  
1959 Bobby Darin ("Mack the Knife")  
1959 Domenico Modugno ("Nel Blue Dipinto di Blu (Volare)")